Published 15th December 2016
Another gem on offer from the private collection of Cornish books to be included in the Antiquarian Book Auction on 15th March 2017 is Richard Carew's Survey of Cornwall.
Richard Carew's Survey of Cornwall, 1602
Dated 1602, this is the earliest published history of Cornwall and one of the earliest published histories of any county. Given its rarity, this volume carries a pre-sale estimate of £800-£1,200.